News to Wake Your Brain Cells – Feb. 26


25 must-read 2021 picture books for your child’s bookshelves – Book Riot

37 years ago she started making braille children’s books to cut the cost by 90% and donate them worldwide – Good News Network

2021 books by Newbery winners – 100 Scope Notes

Children’s books that feature LGBTQ characters – HuffPost

Children’s books with characters of diverse body types – HuffPost

When Black kids — shut out world of children’s literature — took matters into their own hands – Salon


7 YA novels featuring strong, vulnerable unique Black girls coming in 2021 – NBC

11 books featuring South Asian characters to read in 2021 – Teen Vogue

20 must-read 2021 young adult fantasy releases – Book Riot

50 Black young adult novelists you should read, from Angie Thomas to Walter Dean Myers – AZCentral

After to All the Boys I’ve Loved Before: 8 young adult books Netflix should adapt next – Cinema Blend

Black History Month Book List 2021 – YA Pride

The Booklist Printz Interview: Daniel Nayeri – Booklist

Graphic novels and comics to enjoy for Black History Month – or anytime! – The Hub

In ‘Nubia: Real One,’ trying to be a hero when society thinks you’re a threat – CapRadio

Ojibwe author Angeline Boulley on the “Indigenous Nancy Drew” story in her debut YA thriller – Michigan Radio